This morning I heard a thump on the window and rushed out to find a hawk barely conscious in the snow. I picked it up and put it in a box to see if it would survive. By this afternoon I had identified it as a juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk and it was active and ready to get back to the bird feeder. My wife, Shari, took photos of the bird. We also took a short video of me letting it go.

Location: Baltic Drive, Peterborough
Observer: Bill Astell

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.